Directors and Officers

(As of June 23, 2020)

Directors

[ Photo ]Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

Director

April 1981 Entered the Company
October 2005 General Manager of Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instruments Division
June 2006 Executive Officer
June 2009 Director and Executive Officer
April 2010 President of Yamaha Corporation of America
June 2010 Senior Executive Officer of the Company
June 2013 President and Representative Director
March 2014 Director of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Outside Director) (to the present)
June 2015 President of Yamaha Music Foundation (to the present)
June 2017 Director, President and Representative Executive Officer (to the present)
[ Photo ] Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Director

January 1988 Entered the Company
August 2009 General Manager of Accounting and Finance Division
June 2013 Executive Officer
June 2013 General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
April 2015 Executive General Manager of Operations Unit
June 2015 Director and Senior Executive Officer
May 2016 Executive General Manager of Corporate Management Unit (to the present)
June 2017 Director and Managing Executive Officer (to the present)
April 2020 Executive General Manager of Human Resources and General Administration Unit (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshimi Nakajima

Yoshimi Nakajima

Outside Director

April 1980 Entered The Yasuda Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)
February 1982 Entered AVON Products Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan
May 1997 Entered Citibank N.A. as Vice President of Consumer Banking Headquarters
June 2000 Entered Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited as Senior General Manager
April 2002 Entered American Express International, Inc. as Vice President and Head of Global Travelers Cheques and Prepaid Services, Japan
August 2011 Country Manager, Singapore (President)
April 2014 Concurrently serving as President and Representative Director of American Express Japan Co., Ltd.
June 2017 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
June 2017 Outside Director of AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2018 Outside Director of Japan Freight Railway Company (to the present)
September 2018 Outside Director of ULVAC, Inc. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Taku Fukui

Taku Fukui

Outside Director

April 1987 Registered as an attorney, entered Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices
April 2004 Professor of Keio University Law School (to the present)
June 2005 Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (to the present)
January 2009 Managing Partner of Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices (to the present)
June 2017 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Yoshihiro Hidaka

Yoshihiro Hidaka

Outside Director

April 1978 Entered Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
July 2010 Vice President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
January 2013 Executive General Manager of 3rd Business Unit, MC Business Operations of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
March 2014 Executive Officer
January 2015 Executive General Manager of 2nd Business Unit, MC Business Operations
January 2016 Executive General Manager of 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations, and General Manager of Southeast & East Asia Sales Division, 1st Business Unit, MC Business Operations
January 2017 Executive General Manager of Corporate Planning & Finance Center
March 2017 Senior Executive Officer and Director
January 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director (to the present)
June 2018 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
[ Photo ] Mikio Fujitsuka

Mikio Fujitsuka

Outside Director

April 1977 Entered Komatsu Ltd.
June 2001 General Manager, Corporate Controlling Department
April 2005 Executive Officer
April 2008 President of Global Retail Finance Business Division
February 2009 General Manager, Corporate Planning Division and President of Global Retail Finance Business Division
April 2010 Senior Executive Officer
April 2011 CFO
June 2011 Director and Senior Executive Officer
April 2013 Director and Senior Executive Officer (Senmu)
April 2016 Executive Vice President and Representative Director
April 2019 Director
June 2019 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
June 2019 Outside Corporate Auditor of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (to the present)
[ Photo ] Paul Candland

Paul Candland

Outside Director

June 1985 Entered Owens Corning
April 1987 Entered PepsiCo, Inc.
November 1994 President of Okinawa Pepsi-Cola, Inc.
April 1998 Representative of Japan Branch, PepsiCo International Ltd.
November 1998 Representative Director and General Manager of The Disney Store Japan, Inc.
April 2002 Managing Director, Walt Disney Television International Japan of The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.
June 2007 Representative Director and President
July 2014 President of The Walt Disney Company, Asia
September 2018 Managing Director of PMC Partners Co., Ltd. (to the present)
June 2019 Outside Director of Yamaha Corporation (to the present)
September 2019 CEO, Age of Learning, Inc. (to the present)

Executive Officers

[ Photo ] Takuya Nakata

Takuya Nakata

President and Representative Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Shinobu Kawase

Shinobu Kawase

Managing Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Satoshi Yamahata

Satoshi Yamahata

Managing Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Shigeki Fujii

Shigeki Fujii

Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Seiichi Yamaguchi

Seiichi Yamaguchi

Executive Officer

[ Photo ] Teruhiko Tsurumi

Teruhiko Tsurumi

Executive Officer

Operating Officers

Shinichi Takenaga

Deputy Executive General Manager of Audio Products Business Unit

Masato Oshiki

President of Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.

Thomas Sumner

President of Yamaha Corporation of America

Naoya Tetsumura

Deputy Executive General Manager of Musical Instruments & Audio Products Production Unit

Taro Tokuhiro

Executive General Manager of Operations Unit

Hiroko Ohmura

Deputy Executive General Manager of Brand Development Unit

Yutaka Matsuki

Senior General Manager of Piano Division, Musical Instruments Business Unit

Audit Officers

Hirofumi Mukaino

Senior General Manager of Internal Auditing Division

Yasushi Nishiyama

Senior General Manager of Audit Committee’s Office